Sowell Gray welcomes attorney Eve Goodstein

Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC is pleased to announce that Eve Goodstein has joined the firm as a new attorney. Eve graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, and was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society. She earned […]

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Personal Identifying Information is Exempt from FOIA

The South Carolina Court of Appeals reversed a trial court decision that ordered the City of Columbia to disclose the home addresses, personal telephone numbers, and personal email addresses for applicants who applied for the position of city manager. Plaintiff sent the City a Freedom of Information Act request for all materials relating to the […]

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An Email Constitutes Written Notice For Purposes of Rule 203(b)(1), SCACR

In Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Fallon Properties South Carolina, LLC, No. 2015-000157 (S.C. App. Aug. 26, 2015) (Shearouse Adv. Sh. No. 33), the South Carolina Court of Appeals found that an email from a court with the order on appeal as an attachment constitutes written notice of entry of the order under Rule 203(b)(1) […]

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The Ballot Selfie

Earlier this month, a federal court in New Hampshire struck down a 2014 enacted New Hampshire law that prohibited voters from taking and disclosing photographs of their completed ballots to let others know how they voted. The law was challenged on the grounds it infringed upon the plaintiffs’ First Amendment rights.  The Judge agreed and […]

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10 Robinson McFadden attorneys named to Best Lawyers

Robinson McFadden lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016. Lawyers on the Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in […]

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